Salem Community Patriot
December 18, 2009 - 5
More Letters to our Editor. . . .
Answer - continued from page 4
Some Socialistic Gems
with Annibale Todesca
As to the 45 percent of doctors retiring if health care goes in, this
from Health Care Bill HB 3962
was found in a Rassmussen Poll, not on some fancy “right wing
• Page 29: Admission: your health care will be rationed!
blog.” Rassmussen is the most respected pollster in the country
• Page 30: A government committee will decide what treatments
because he uses real questions and asks voters across the spectrum.
and benefits you get (and, unlike an insurer, there will be no
Our health care system, while a burden, isn’t “broken.” It requires
modifications to be sure. There are many suggestions being made
Page 50: All non-U.S. citizens, illegal or not, will be provided
that Democrats won’t allow debate on because they have common
with free health care services.
sense and their key contributors – trial lawyers and labor unions
• Page 84: All private health care plans must participate in
Ingredients: • 1 slice of Parma
– would lose power if enacted.
Healthcare Exchange (i.e., total government control of all private
• 6 oz. Marinara sauce prosciutto, chopped
But to use this “crisis” as a weapon to create a socialist society
(Colloseum Quality) • Salt & pepper
where the government rules your health is totally anti-American and
• Page 124: No private company can sue the government for price-
• 2 oz. Fresh ricotta • Basil
a travesty. In fact, now with less than 35 percent of Americans in
fixing. No “judicial review” is permitted against the government
• 2 oz. Fresh mozzarella Mix everything in a bowl,
favor, why pass anything?
monopoly (simply put, private insurers will be crushed!).
• 2 oz. Parmigiano & then stuff mixture into a raw
If the plan is so great, why aren’t our rulers (oops, politicians)
• Page 126: Employers must pay health bills for part-time
Romano cheese cannellone pasta. In a pan,
included? The only winners in this takeover will be the unions who
employees and their families.
• 3 oz. Mixed wild put two cups of marinara
got Obama elected and the Statists from government, both sides of
• Page 170: Any non-resident alien is exempt from individual taxes
mushrooms (sautéed in sauce. Put the cannellone in
the aisle, who think we are all children to be taken care of. It is anti-
(Americans will pay for them).
garlic sauce) the pan and cover with plastic
freedom and un-American.
• Page 280: Hospitals will be penalized for what the government
• 1 6 oz sheet of wrap and then cover with
homemade fresh pasta aluminum foil. Bake for 50
Bill Weimar - Salem
deems preventable re-admissions. Any patient treated in a
re-admission means that the doctor will be penalized by the
• 1/4 tsp. Grated nutmeg minutes in a 300 F. oven.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
government (cost passed to the doctor and to the patient from the
Kick Off Cell Phone Collection Drive
Page 341: Government has authority to disqualify Medical
Advantage Plans, HMO, etc.
More than 150,000 troops are serving overseas and are away from
Annibale Todesca is a world renowned chef and owner of
• Page 427: Government mandates program that orders end-of-life
their families. Cell Phones for Soldiers is teaming up with the Salem
The Colosseum Restaurant in Salem, NH. From Napoli,
treatment; in-effect government dictates how your life ends.
Knights of Columbus and the Kelley Library to help support these
Italy, to Salem, NH - How Italian Food Should Be!
• Page 430: Government will decide what level of treatments you
brave men and women by collecting your unused cell phones. Cell
may have at end of life.
Phones for Soldiers hopes to collect over 50,000 cell phones this
Our Democratic Reps, Paul Hodes and Carol Shea-Porter, voted
year to help keep troops connected with their families.
for these radical, socialist changes, plus more that could affect your
Local residents can support the collection drive by donating their
life and way of life, forever replacing America with a Socialistic
phones at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem.
society. To remain truly a free person with choice, I urge you to call
Cell Phones for Soldiers was created by Brittany and Robbie
your U.S. Senator today and ask for them to vote “no” on health care
Bergquist of Norwell, MA. After reading a story about a soldier who
bill HB 3962 before it is too late.
SOME OF LIFE’S TOUGHEST
ran up a huge phone bill calling home from Iraq, these two teenagers
decided to help out. They started by opening an account with $21
Edward Brooks - Salem
of their own money. They are collecting cash donations and old
cell phones. The cell phones are recycled for cash and the proceeds
Truly Blessed this Christmas When was the last time you had that
are used to buy pre-paid calling cards for our soldiers serving in
conversation about Life Insurance?
the Middle East. Cell Phones for Soldiers is a registered 501(c)(3)
Due to having a chronic illness and cuts at my husband’s job,
non-profit organization. Their efforts have motivated people and
money is tight this year. I want to express my gratitude to the Salem
Talk to me today about your life insurance needs.
businesses around the country to donate to this worthy cause. Their
Christmas Fund and all the organizations and individuals who
goal is to provide every U.S. soldier with a way to call home for free.
donate toys and funds to help families like ours make Christmas
For more information, please visit www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com
better for our children. The amount of clothing, toys, and food we
received has been a wonderful blessing and relieved such a burden
Curt Goulet - Salem
from our shoulders. We live in a very caring, loving community, and
Dave Newman, Agent
I am blessed. Thank you.
224 N Broadway, Suite D-11
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